Diploma in Information Technology


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Key Information


April, July and Oct/Nov

Programme Duration

Full-time: 2.5 years Part-time: 4 years

Mode of Study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Programme Level

The Diploma in Information Technology programme provides up-to-date theoretical and applied knowledge and skills that will broaden students’ expertise in the computing industry. It is designed to give them a high level of competence in the use of computer applications for business, and the learning experience to manage computer systems with a diverse range of technical skills in computer hardware and software.

Courses in this programme will lay a solid foundation for students to progress to higher level qualifications in related fields, as well as to help them with the required needs and demands of the local and international industries.

Career Prospects:

Upon the completion of QIU’s Diploma in Information Technology programme, students will have a wide choice of career paths available, including:

  • Web Developer
  • Applications Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Sales Professional
  • IT Technical Support Officer
  • Multimedia Content Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Web Content Manager
  • IT Security Officer
  • IT Service Desk Analyst
  • IT System Administrator
Sijil  Pelajaran Malaysia (STM)Pass SPM or its equivalent with a minimum of THREE(3) credits including Mathematics.
Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)Pass with a minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in any subject and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level or its equivalent.
Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)Pass STAM with a minimum grade of “Maqbul” (pass) and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level or its equivalent.
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)  A pass with a minimum of Grade B in any THREE (3) subjects including Mathematics.
Certificate in Relevant FieldA pass in SKM Level 3, and a credit in Mathematics at the SPM level or its equivalent.
Other QualificationsOther equivalent qualifications recognised by the Government of Malaysia.
English Proficiency for International StudentsIELTS : 4.0


its equivalent.

General Studies SubjectsLocal

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills /Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Study of Moral & Ethics
  • Community Service


  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Study of Moral & Ethics
  • Community Service
University Courses
  • Practical English 1
  • Practical English 2
  • Co-curriculum
Compulsory Courses
  • Introduction to IT
  • Computer Organization
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • PC Maintenance
  • Introduction to Information System
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Multimedia Technology
  • Data Communication and Networking
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Management System
  • Web Design
  • Mobile Computing
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Operating Systems
  • Visual Programming
  • Information Technology Project
  • Industrial Training

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